Revenue Cycle

Quality of care emerges as FY 2013 theme

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, June 1, 2012

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Inpatient hospitals will see CMS payment rates increase 2.3% in FY 2013 if the agency finalizes the change in the IPPS proposed rule released in April. CMS expects that in FY 2013, the documentation and coding adjustment will net an aggregate 0.2% increase. Other quality-of-care initiatives could reduce payments.

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